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  LINCS Search Search for literacy resources, information, and curricula across the LINCS Network and major national and international adult basic education and literacy sites.
Links to a mirror site using no graphics. Useful for those using a text reader to access site content and also for those using less powerful computers.
Provides an alphabetical index by title of all resources featured in the Workforce Education Special Collection. Each title links you directly to the specific site named.
Site Map This page!
Help Provides links to free downloads of the various Web Tools (Plug-ins and Compression Utilities) which may be necessary to access some of the resources on the Workforce Education site.
 
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The LINCS Special Collections are one-stop electronic gateways to specialized information on high-quality literacy practices and materials for use in adult education and literacy programs. LINCS Special Collections are built around specific content areas, specific settings or contexts, and professional development topics. Collections include:

Assessment Equipped for the Future Literacy & Learning Disabilities Science & Numeracy
Correctional Education Family Literacy Program Leadership and Improvement Technology Training
English as a Second Language Health & Literacy Policy & Legislation Workforce Education This site! You’re here now!
Discussions Takes you to the National Institute for Literacy Online Discussion Lists. Use the lists to discuss the literacy field's critical issues; share resources, experiences, and ideas; ask questions of subject experts; and keep up-to-date on literacy issues.
My LINCS Here you may sign up to customize the entire LINCS network (national, regional and all state partners) based on your needs. It is a great way to save yourself time and be alerted to new additions to the universe of literacy resources. You can even choose to be alerted by email (bi-weekly, monthly, or bi-monthly) about new additions that meet your profile.
Hot Sites HOT Sites on LINCS highlights outstanding adult education and literacy-related sites on the World Wide Web. HOT Sites are recognized by publishing a new HOT Sites list approximately three times a year.
This directory is a searchable database of local literacy providers from all 50 states and U.S. territories. Includes programs for adults and young adults, programs children, programs for people with learning disabilities and volunteer opportunities.
 
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Search Term: This search box is especially helpful for finding resources not featured on the site about workforce topics of interest to you. It searches for workforce terms in the cataloging records of all the resources in the Workforce Education Special Collection.
Resources by Stakeholder On each stakeholder page are questions of interest followed by resource links which bear on the question posed.
   Workforce Instructors Questions with applicable resources for Workforce Instructors: Teachers, Tutors, Trainers
   Workers/Learners Resources specifically chosen to help job seekers and workers upgrade their skills.
   Program    Administrators Resources for program administrators and human resources personnel seeking to help either potential or incumbent workers upgrade needed skills.
   Unions Resources for Unions designing and providing training for workers.
Resources by Topic Each topic page features resources applicable to that topic.
   Research Provides access to three guides for understanding and using research, four places to look for new research in adult education and literacy, plus recommendations of the best research currently available in the field of Workforce Education.
   Facts & Statistics Links to resources featuring facts and statistics about workforce development, literacy, labor, and jobs.
   News Flashes Searchable and updated regularly, this page provides newsworthy happenings from outside news sources having to do with literacy and the workforce.
   Policy & Legislation Provides links to information about policy and legislation concerning literacy in the workplace and workforce education
   News & Events Links to recommended regularly updated sites for the most current news and events in workforce education and workplace literacy.
   Links & Directories Lists and links to the Web sites of organizations focusing on and/or providing information about workforce education and workplace literacy.
   Online Discussion Identifies and provides links to discussion lists with a workforce education focus.
   Learning Activities    Bank (LAB) Provides (1) work-related basic skills lessons for use by instructors in the workplace or in traditional adult education programs and by adult learners, and (2) a online template for instructors to plan each step of a work-related learning activity and submit it for inclusion in the LAB.
   Calendar of Events A resource for finding or informing the field about workforce education events such as webcasts, discussion list special events, meetings, conferences, course offerings, etc.
   Web Tools Provides links to free downloads of the various Web Tools (Plug-ins and Compression Utilities) which may be necessary to access some of the resources on the Workforce Education site.
Southern LINCS Links to Southern LINCS home page.
Contact Us Provides contact information for the staff responsible for the Workforce Education site.
 
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Provides information about the Purpose of the site, the Development of the Collection including contact information, the Selection Criteria for the resources included on the site, and information about the Core Knowledge Group of content experts that advise the development and content of the site.
Links to the home page of National LINCS (Literacy Information aNd Communications System) of the National Institute of Literacy, the parent site of the Workforce Education Special Collection.
Links to Principles, Focus, History, Statistics information about National LINCS.
Links to the home page of the National Institute for Literacy.
Connects to the home page of the Western/Pacific Regional Technology Center with links to the state pages in that region.
Connects to the home page of the Northwest Regional Technology Center with links to the state pages in that region.
Connects to the home page of the Midwest Regional Technology Center with links to the state pages in that region.
Connects to the home page of the Eastern Regional Technology Center with links to the state pages in that region.
Connects to the home page of the Southern Regional Technology Center with links to the state pages in that region.